ACT Kills Winston Peters' Bargaining Power
ACT Kills Winston Peters' Bargaining Power With Centre
ACT Leader Richard Prebble confirmed today that
the ACT Party will not allow
Winston Peters to hold an
auction between the parties as he did so
"ACT will not support a
government in which NZ First is present so Mr Peters
no bargaining power at all with the centre-right," Mr
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New Reports: Flood Risk From Rain And Sea Under Climate Change
One report looks at what would happen when rivers are flooded by heavy rain and storms, while the other examines flooding exposure in coastal and harbour areas and how that might change with sea-level rise.
Their findings show that across the country almost 700,000 people and 411,516 buildings worth $135 billion are presently exposed to river flooding in the event of extreme weather events...
There is near certainty that the sea will rise 20-30 cm by 2040. By the end of the century, depending on whether global greenhouse gas emissions are reduced, it could rise by between 0.5 to 1.1 m, which could add an additional 116,000 people exposed to extreme coastal storm flooding. More>>